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Title
Street car decorated as 'Flying Tiger
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1944
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
The ferocious-appearing planes of the famous Flying Tigers, who wrote war history in the skies of China and Burma, inspired the Los Angeles Railway Co. to similarly decorate a street car for help recruiting purposes. L-R, shown at the unveiling ceremonies: P. B. Harris, President of the railway; Air-WAC Lieutenant Mildred Lumlen; her husband, Lieutenant Robert Lumlen; Actress Martha O'Driscoll; and Police Deputy Chief Bernard Caldwell.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00028880
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 5410
CARL0000034659
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/8256
Subject
Los Angeles Railway
Los Angeles Railway--Employees
World War, 1939-1945--Recruiting, enlistment, etc
Street-railroads--California--Los Angeles
Electric railroads--Cars--California--Los Angeles
Women--California--Los Angeles
Transportation--California--Los Angeles
Los Angeles Evening Herald and Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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